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Bloomberg on Business Analytics

Interested in slicing, dicing, measuring, and analyzing data for customer and business insights? According to a recent survey by Bloomberg, 97% of companies with revenues of more than $100 million are using some form of business analytics, up from 90% just two years ago. While businesses have embraced the idea of fact-based decision-making, a steep learning curve…

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ROI on Business Analytics – Now we have Numbers

A recent study by the Nucleus Research says that Analytics pays back $10.66 for every dollar spent. The study is based on data from 60 case studies and relates to investments in Business Intelligence, Performance Management and Predictive Analytics. Not surprising are the areas where they saw ROI increase – revenue, gross margin and expenses. https://www.saama.com/tag/shirish-netke”>

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Just One Word, Ben – "Data"

What advice would you give Benjamin Bradock in 2012? The attached infographic from EMC makes a compelling case for choosing a career as a Data Scientist. https://www.saama.com/tag/shirish-netke”>

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Big Data is the Answer – What was the Question?

The Big Data Analytics promise: enable “data monetization” through more timely, more accurate, more complete, more granular, more frequent decisions. So, what exactly are the types of business problems big data analytics likely to solve?  For this you need a mini-MBA in Big Data Use Cases. https://www.saama.com/tag/shirish-netke”>

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Operationalize Your Big Data Analytics Program

Big Data Analytics is now moving beyond the realm of intellectual curiosity to having a tangible impact on business. At this stage of adoption of a new technology, it becomes important to discuss how a Big Data project can move from concept to execution inside an enterprise context. Questions being asked by early adopters of…

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The Curious Case of Salesforce and Workday: Data Integration in the Cloud

The growing enterprise adoption of Salesforce SFA/CRM, Workday HR, Netsuite ERP, Oracle on Demand, Force.com for apps and Amazon Web Servicesfor e-commerce will result in more fragmented enterprise data scattered across the cloud. Automating the moving, monitoring, securing and synchronization of data is no longer a “nice-to-have” but “must-have” capability. Data quality and integration issues…

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Mobile BI – Business KPIs and Dashboards “on-the-go”

Business Analytics solutions for “always-on” 3/4G enabled mobile devices – tablets, smart phones – are becoming prevalent as the form factor becomes appropriate for BI.   We are increasingly seeing firms build state-of-the-art dashboard solutions for iPads. The apps provides senior management with intuitive interactive access to the company’s most important business KPIs and dealing with…

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Harry Potter, The Elephant, The FBI and The Data Warehouse

In the ancient Indian parable of the elephant, six blind men touch an elephant and report  six very different views of the same animal. Compare this scenario to a data warehouse that gets data from six different sources. “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” as a field in a database can be written as “HP…

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Data Visualization – The Medium is the Message

Marshall McLuhan‘s enigmatic phrase from the sixties gives him credit for predicting the World Wide Web 30 years ago.  He could have just as well have been talking about Data Visualization for Business Analytics. While information management technology has grown at a blistering pace, the human ability to process and comprehend numerical data has not. Visualization…

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